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DEVELOPMENT NEWS


Better roads Belize


for By Anna Ilaria-Mayrhofer


(particularly citrus growers) and those involved in timber production. “The OPEC Fund is pleased to help finance this project in support of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 8 and 9 in particular, on decent work and economic growth, and on industry, innovation and infrastructure,” said OPEC Fund Director- General Dr Abdulhamid Alkhalifa.


“The road is vital in providing income- generation opportunities for tens of thousands of people and is well-aligned with the government’s recently-launched Comprehensive National Transportation Master Plan.” Over its three decade-long partnership with


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Belize, the OPEC Fund has approved close to US$106 million to strengthen the country’s transportation sector.


Airport Link Road Project: US$11.78 million This recently-completedprojectconnectsthe communities of Ladyville and Western Paradise, and forms a direct connection between the Philip Goldson International Airport and the George Price Highway. Works included construction of a carriageway, bridge and roundabouts, and upgrading of airport access roads. This is providing communities with an easier, cheaper and safer means of transport.


TRANSPORTATION PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS Reconstruction of Hummingbird Highwa This project is reconstructing the entire 85


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km Hummingbird Highway,which will provide a regional road network between the capital Belmopan and Dangriga town. New bridges are also being built to alleviate travel bottlenecks. As the stretch passes through major agricultural, industrial and tourism areas, the project will boost income-generation and access to social amenities.


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Haulover bridge replacement: US$12 million Co-financed by the OPEC Fund and the Caribbean


Co financedbythe Development Bank, this project will replace a metal bridge built over 70yearsago with a safer, modern, 147m-long structure west of Belize City. The bridge, which will link two highways to the airport, will help boost socio-economic activities in the region and accommodate rising traffic levels. Around 70,000 people are expected to benefit from the project.


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